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Mr. Hornaday"s war

Stefan Bechtel

Mr. Hornaday"s war

how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world

by Stefan Bechtel

  • 191 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoo keepers,
  • Wildlife conservationists,
  • Wildlife conservation,
  • Political and social views,
  • Zoologists,
  • Taxidermists,
  • Game protection,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesMister Hornaday"s war
    StatementStefan Bechtel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL31.H67 B43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132167M
    ISBN 109780807006351
    LC Control Number2011048450

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